Faculty of Law Homecoming 2021 @ Zoom
Sep 23 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Faculty of Law Homecoming 2021 @ Zoom

Once again, the University of Manitoba’s Faculty of Law is hosting a virtual Homecoming celebration. This year, please join us on Thursday, September 23rd at 5:00 p.m. (CDT) online via Zoom for a very special program of:

UM Law Homecoming 2021: A Virtual Celebration featuring:

Professor Emeritus Cameron Harvey – 55 Years Teaching Law 

Exploring a Human Rights Research Legacy: A conversation with Professor Karen Busby

with Host, Alumnus and Professor, David Ireland.

To attend, please visit the University of Manitoba Homecoming 2021 Registration website, click “Law,” and fill out the form before September 20.

The Zoom link for the Faculty of Law Event will be sent to registered guests 48 hours in advance of the event. 

Alumni, students, faculty and staff (both current and former) are all welcome to attend.

Click to view the event program.

2L Reception with Taylor McCaffrey
Sep 24 @ 5:00 PM – 7:00 PM
Friday, 24 September, 5:00 – 7:00pm
Winnipeg Art Gallery, 300 Memorial Blvd, Winnipeg, MB R3C 1V1, Canada (map)
This event is exclusively for 2L students.
Dress code is business casual.
Please RSVP by September 22 to Prompt RSVP is encouraged.
MILSA Cultural Event: Plant Walk @ South Beach Casino Parking Lot
Sep 25 @ 10:00 AM – 12:00 PM
Join us for a Plant Walk with Dylan Kensick of Sagkeeng First Nation this upcoming Saturday, September 25th @ 10:00AM (meet at South Beach Casino Parking Lot).
RSVP to no later than Friday, September 24th.  Transportation can be arranged.  Please contact for more details.
CLF Networking Event @ Capital Grill & Bar
Sep 25 @ 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM

CLF Networking Event

Saturday, Sept. 25 at 7:00 p.m.

Capital Grill & Bar (275 Broadway)

This is a patio networking event for students and lawyers, hosted by Christian Legal Fellowship. You do not need to be a member to attend – all students are welcome.

Contact: Jayelle Friesen (

Manitoba 2L Summer Recruit Interviews
Sep 27 – Oct 5 all-day

The Manitoba 2L Summer recruit is for those incoming University of Manitoba second-year law students applying for summer jobs this fall. The summer job will take place between second and third year (Summer 2022).  The Faculty of Law has worked with the Law Society of Manitoba to set up dates that all Manitoba firms are following. The schedule is as follows, with Interviews taking place Sept. 27 – Oct. 5.

Job posting to be sent to both Faculty of Law and Law Society

Friday, August 20

Application deadline for Students

Friday, September 17 at noon

Interview call date

Week of September 20


Monday Sept 27 to Tuesday October 5

Earliest Offer Date

Wednesday October 6 at 9:00 am CDT

Criminal Law Group presents Practicing in Criminal Law: The Crown & The Defence @ Zoom
Sep 29 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

The Criminal Law Group is hosting a talk on the Practice of Criminal Law: The Crown and The Defence on Sept. 29 from 12 – 1pm.

Please email Keenan Fonseca at for further info.

Animal Rights Debate @ Zoom
Oct 4 @ 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Join the Animal Rights Forum (ARF) for a substantive philosophical Zoom discussion on the arguments to be made for and against animal rights. Oct. 4, 12 – 1pm. Please RSVP to: for the Zoom link.

Pitblado Scholars Reception (Virtual by invitation only)
Oct 4 @ 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM
Sandra and Jim Pitblado
Sandra and Jim Pitblado at Robson Hall in 2017.

Jim and Sandra Pitblado are dedicated supporters and mentors of law students who will – virtually this year – present their scholarships to our Dean’s Honour List on October 4th at a special online reception.

Invited Guests will be sent full information on how to attend from the UM Office of External Relations.

Professionalism, Law School and Ethical Practice – a Panel Discussion
Oct 7 @ 12:00 PM – 2:00 PM

More information coming soon.

Robson Hall at the Bombers Game @ IG Field, University of Manitoba
Oct 8 @ 7:30 PM – 10:00 PM

Join your fellow Robson students for the Bombers vs Edmonton Elks game.

Contact Emily Ferguson,

MLSA Sports Committee